Komatsu Europe Announces a Major Upgrade for its Backhoe Loaders Range


—- Now with EU Stage V engines —-

Komatsu Europe announces an EU Stage V upgrade for all its backhoe loader range. The new WB93R-8, WB97R-8, WB93S-8, and WB97S-8 now feature an EU Stage V compliant engine along with proven aftertreatment technologies. They also retain all the values of the previous models to offer a robust, reliable, and ultra-low maintenance solution to your customers.

“Following the successful introduction of the -8 range, the new Stage V compliant models brings a range of high-standard features to the Komatsu Backhoe Loader family” says Alex Visentin, Product Manager at Komatsu Europe. “With a clear focus on safety, this updated Komatsu backhoe loader range is a perfect balance between great visibility, operator comfort and productivity, which makes it an ideal match for any customer’s needs”

The Komatsu development team also listened to customers to deliver a driver-centric EU Stage V experience that keeps the unique Komatsu backhoe loader lateral exhaust pipe & compact bonnet combination, brings concert hall like cabin acoustics, and serves up a variety of all-new options that deliver exceptional customer values.


With their confident, dynamic, and purposeful stance, the Komatsu EU Stage V backhoe loader range is sure to stand out from the crowd.

New features & benefits for WB93R-8, WB97R-8, WB93S-8, WB97S-8

• Long-life diesel particulate filter; 8000hrs life – peace of mind.

EU Stage V emissions compliant – peace of mind, participate in any tender.

• Increased engine displacement: 3,6 litre.

Power assisted brake – Safe. Low fatigue – comfort up – production up.

Quick coupler line for WB97’s backhoe – Drive down PDI, customization efforts, and costs, in your workshops.

Rear tool box as option – Workspace well organized.

• Engine hyper vent function – improved engine cooling – productivity up.

Error codes now visible in Komtrax – easier maintenance – reduce cost.

Michelin Power CL tyres option – high versatility.

• Factory fit Lehnhoff MS/HS available as option – Guaranteed Komatsu quality, ease of purchase, and safety of the complete package.

DAB radio option – peace of mind

About Komatsu

Komatsu is an industry-leading manufacturer and supplier of equipment, technologies and services for the construction, forklift, mining, industrial and forestry markets. For nearly a century, Komatsu equipment and services have been used by companies worldwide to develop modern infrastructure, extract fundamental minerals, maintain forests and create technology and consumer products. The company’s global service and distributor networks support customer operations, tapping into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance.

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